Taking a medium usually synonymous with children and aiming it squarely at adults is not a new concept but it is one that can work very effectively. Team America did it, as did South Park (no coincidence that they came from … Continue reading The Happytime Murders (2018) Review
When taking a show which is currently on the air and placing it in the cinemas as a movie, you better make sure that it delivers something movie-worthy. The opening of The Simpsons Movie highlighted this when Homer announces (albeit about … Continue reading South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut (1999) Review
These days you can’t have a year without at least one boxing movie. The same can be said for American Football, sometimes baseball and occasionally basketball. There was even a spate of golf movies at one point… that’s right, Golf! … Continue reading Seven Unusual Sports in Movies
I review a whole season rather than individual episodes, so there is a chance of spoilers. If you haven’t watched the whole season yet, stop reading now! Adult animation is a booming TV business, taking what Family Guy, South Park and King … Continue reading Animals (Season 1) TV Review
Thunderbirds: The Movie was so disappointing it angered me. What should have been a great realisation of a huge show in my childhood resulted in a kids movie which didn’t represent the fantastic Gerry Anderson show at all. Why it … Continue reading Team America: World Police (2004) Review
3 of the Best vs 3 of the Worst is exactly what it sounds like – 3 of the best examples of either an actor, film series, genre, etc. versus 3 of the worst. It’s also an opportunity for you … Continue reading 3 of the Best vs 3 of the Worst – Films based on TV Shows
There are very few good films that were originally television shows. It’s not because it’s a bad idea. For many tv shows it is their last attempt at continuing, squeezing just a little bit more life out of a cancelled or failing … Continue reading Can a TV show ever become a successful film?
Anything associated with innocence and childhood, swearing, acting immature and crude and generally doing things considered “adult,” will be appealing. It’s the idea that we are seeing something associated with the mainstream and acceptable, doing something considered taboo. It’s the same reason … Continue reading Ted (2012) Review